The Coast Guard also posts a public status of BWMS type approval applications.

CGMIX remains the official site of available type approved equipment; however the copies provided on this page will allow people to see the certificate in its entirety, including appendices. Any inquiries regarding BWMS equipment and operating limitations should be directed to the manufacturer.

 Type Approval Application   Issue Date   Expiration Date (Optimarin)  03NOV17  02DEC21 (Alfa Laval)  21DEC17  23DEC21 (OceanSaver)  18OCT17  23DEC21 (Sunrui)  05JAN18  06JUN22 (Ecochlor)  26APR18  10AUG22 (ERMA FIRST)   18OCT17


Click here for the Coast Guard Maritime Information Exchange (CGMIX).

Select the SEARCH APPROVED EQUIPMENT LIST tab, then select the EQLIST SEARCH tab.

In the "Approval Series Name" field, use the drop-down menu to select BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM-162.060.

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Last Modified: 10/26/2017